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Growth in Poultry Output

Growth in Poultry Output
Growth in Poultry Output

A total of 190,285 tons of poultry meat were produced in Iran’s official slaughterhouses in the second month of the current fiscal year (April 21-May 21), indicating a 19% rise compared with last year’s corresponding period. 
According to the Statistical Center of Iran, chicken accounted for 184,780 tons or 97.1% of the overall production while other types of poultry, such as turkey, quail, ostrich and partridge, amounted to 5,505 tons or 2.9% of the total poultry output during the period under review. 
“Export duties on five agricultural products, including poultry meat, egg, baby formula, cream and fat, have been removed amid the surplus emerging in the domestic market,” Agriculture Minister Javad Sadatinejad said recently.


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